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John Cotton
Birth: Dec. 4, 1585, England
Death: Dec. 23, 1652

Religious Figure. He was a Puritan minister at St. Botolph's Church in Lincolnshire, England, before leaving for America in 1633. His daughter Maria later wedded to Increase Mather and borne son, Cotton Mather. John Cotton became a minister at the First Church of Boston in Massachusetts, forming the basis for Congregationalism. He figured prominently in the Antinomian Controversy and the trial of Anne Hutchinson and the Cambridge Synod, which led to the adoption of the Half-way Covenant. (bio by: K) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Story Cotton Mather (1601 - 1676)*
 
 Children:
  Seaborn Cotton (1633 - 1686)*
  John Cotton (1640 - 1699)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kings Chapel Burying Ground
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jul 17, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6613937
John Cotton
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John Cotton
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- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Jul. 26, 2014
for my 10th great Grandfather
- Pat
 Added: Mar. 28, 2014
God Bless and keep you untill we all meet in Heaven.
- B arbara Collingwood Pruitt
 Added: Feb. 17, 2014
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